Lupus is one of the most common chronic, complicated autoimmune diseases in the United States. Here MusicSnake Magazine presents a list of facts you didn’t know about it.
Lupus Possible Causes
Although this disease is still largely shrouded in mystery, scientists suspect that genetic predisposition could play a part in it. Other supposed factors could be extreme stress and certain drugs.
90% of Sufferers are Women of Reproductive Age. This would be considered about 15 to 45 years of age. Although this age group and gender is the most common, men and children, along with elderly people can develop lupus as well.
Few AIM-listed drug development companies have late-stage clinical assets in the pipeline, ImmuPharma plc (LON:IMM) is an exception. The Company’s lead compound, Lupuzor™, a potential treatment for Lupus, has completed Phase 3 trial of dosing patients across the US, Europe and Mauritius with top line results announced.